National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 11, 2018

National Public Gardens Day is celebrated nationwide on Friday, May 11, to promote public gardens’ important role in leading environmental stewardship and awareness. Get to know the Gardens with a special behind-the-scenes tour conducted by Bellingrath’s Horticultural Management Team. Find out how we grow our signature displays that provide beauty to more than 110,000 visitors every year.

Don’t miss our Spring Plant Sale in the Gift Shop Greenhouse. The sale includes Roses, Dianthus, Mint, Basil, Dusty Miller and more! The sale will continue through the weekend, or while supplies last.

Guests are also invited to have lunch in our Magnolia Café and visit the Bellingrath Gift Shop.

The tour will take place at 10:30 AM and is included in your Gardens admission. Admission is free for members, $13.00 for adults and $7.50 for children ages 5-12.

Additional information about National Public Gardens Day is available at When you visit the website, do a search for Bellingrath Gardens and Home to download this coupon for a 20% discount in our Gift Shop! (Only on National Public Gardens Day.)

I fundamentally believe public gardens are an important part of the cultural fabric of any community.” – Dr. Bill Barrick, Executive Director of Bellingrath Gardens and Home